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1.

Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 18/2004, European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 135-168, 2004, Company & Securities Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 217-245, 2005, VOC 1602-2004: 400 YEARS OF COMPANY LAW, Ella Gepken-Jager, Gerard van Solinge, Levinus Timmerman, eds., Deventer (Kluwer), 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Taking Shareholder Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the United States and Germany

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, Winter 2005, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 17/2003, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Stanford Law School
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The Importance of Reporting Incentives: Earnings Management in European Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Executive Remuneration in the EU: Comparative Law and Practice

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 09/2003
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
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Shareholder Wealth Effects of European Domestic and Cross-Border Takeover Bids

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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6.

Outside Director Liability Across Countries

as published in Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1385-1480, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 71/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 266, Univ of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 3,862
7.

European and American Approaches to Antitrust Remedies and the Institutional Design of Regulation in Telecommunications

HANDBOOK OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS ECONOMICS, VOL. 2, TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION AND THE INTERNET, pp. 517-553, Sumit K. Majumdar, Ingo Vogelsang, and Martin E. Cave, eds., Elsevier B.V., 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC) and Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
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Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,548
9.

What Works in Securities Laws?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 03-22; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,443
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The Transfer of the Company's Seat in European Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 3,262
11.

Company and Takeover Law Reforms in Europe: Misguided Harmonization Efforts or Regulatory Competition?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 12/2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 3,191
12.

The Yahoo Case and the International Democratization of the Internet

Fordham Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
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13.

When Europe Hits Home: Europeanization and Domestic Change

European Integration online Papers (EIoP), Vol. 4, No. 15, November 29, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science and Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Center on Transatlantic Foreign and Security Policy Studies
Downloads 2,618
14.

Civil Justice Systems in Europe and the United States

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Bucerius Law School
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Financial Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 880
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
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16.

Golden Shares - State Control in Privatised Companies: Comparative Law, European Law and Policy Aspects

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht)

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Towards a European Modified Business Judgment Rule for Takeover Law

European Business Organizations Law Review
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 2,180
18.

An International Relations Perspective on the Convergence of Corporate Governance: German Shareholder Capitalism and the European Union, 1990-2000

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 06/2003; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,168
19.

History of Corporate Ownership in Italy

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 17/2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Cornerstone Research and City University London - Faculty of Finance
Downloads 2,136
20.

An Emerging Market for Corporate Control? The Mannesmann Takeover and German Corporate Governance

Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, Discussion Paper No. 01/4
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität Berlin and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Downloads 2,135
21.

Banks and Markets: The Changing Character of European Finance

CRSP Working Paper No. 546
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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22.

The Role of Accounting in the German Financial System

CFS Working Paper No. 2003/16
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation
Downloads 1,994
23.

European Takeover Regulation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science and Swedish House of Finance

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Downloads 1,889
24.

Having the Cake and Eating it too: Efficient Penalty Clauses in Common and Civil Contract Law

International Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Downloads 1,873
25.

The Economic Future of Europe

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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26.

The Best of Both Worlds - The Trend Towards Convergence of the Civil Law and the Common Law System

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Munich School of Law
Downloads 1,856
27.

What Makes an Entrepreneur and Does It Pay? Native Men, Turks, and Other Migrants in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 940
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Princeton University, City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics and Harvard University

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28.

The Anti-Theoretical Nature of Civil Law Contract Scholarship and the Need for an Economic Theory

Commentaries on Law & Economics, Vol. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 May 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Downloads 1,729
29.

Ownership, Takeovers and EU Law: How Contestable Should EU Corporations Be?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 11/2003; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,712
30.

The Managerial Labor Market and the Governance Role of Shareholder Control Structures in the UK

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 16/2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Exeter Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,704
31.

Make It or Break It: The Break-Through Rule as a Break-Through for the European Takeover Directive?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 13/2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 1,675
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The Role of International Accounting Standards in Foreign Direct Investment: A Case Study of Russia

International Trade and Finance Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting and Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,652
33.

Changing Patterns of Corporate Disclosure in Continental Europe: The Example of Germany

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 04/2002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Downloads 1,638
34.

Silence Is Golden: The European Company Statute as a Catalyst for Company Law Arbitrage

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 07/2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,617
35.

Competition Law for State-Owned Enterprises

Antitrust Law Journal Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 479-523, 2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
Downloads 1,607
36.

An Introduction to Greek Contract Law

Global Jurist Topics, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 May 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Downloads 1,590
37.

The Future of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 1,587
38.

Company Law in Europe and European Company Law

Financial Law Institute Working Paper No. 2001-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Downloads 1,586
39.

Corporate Governance in Transition Economies: The Theory and Practice of Corporate Governance in Eastern Europe

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,566
40.

Financial Regulation and Supervision in EU Countries

EFMA 2003 Helsinki Meetings
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Management
Downloads 1,561
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Why are the Levels of Control (so) Different in German and UK Companies? Evidence from Initial Public Offerings

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 07/2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,527
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Whither Europeanization? Concept Stretching and Substantive Change

European Integration online Papers (EIoP), Vol. 4, No. 8, July 17, 2000
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Exeter
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An American Perspective on the New German Anti-takeover Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 02/2002; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 209, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
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The 'Societas Europaea': A Network Economics Approach

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 19/2004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 May 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - CRELE Center for Research in Law and Economics

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Institutional Reform in Transition: A Case Study of Russia

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 10, pp. 211-278, 2003
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
Downloads 1,374
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Bad Apples, Bad Oranges: A Comment from Old Europe on Post-Enron Corporate Governance Reforms

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 38, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law
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Far from Home: Do Foreign Investors Import Higher Standards of Governance in Transition Economies?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 1,338
48.

How Europe Matters. Different Mechanisms of Europeanization

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Konstanz and University of St. Gallen, Dep. of. Political Science
Downloads 1,323
49.

The History and Politics of Corporate Ownership in Sweden

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 30/2003
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance

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50.

The European Community and Mixed Agreements

European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 483-513, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law
Downloads 1,283